Assistant Professor of Communication at Pepperdine University

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The Communication Division invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track appointment in Communication with a specialty in Organizational Communication. The successful candidate will teach courses in organizational communication theory, training and development, and organizational communication analysis. The successful candidate will also teach in one or more specialty areas such as conflict management, social entrepreneurship and/or non-profit communication, sustainability, intercultural communication, and new technologies. The opportunity to teach courses in the Communication Division’s strategic communication master’s degree is also a possibility. An emphasis on innovative teaching is highly desirable, as is skill at assessment, curriculum development and service learning/community based research. An established research record and professional experience are also highly desired. A Ph.D. is also required.

Pepperdine’s undergraduate Seaver College is a residential liberal arts college of just over 3400 students situated in Malibu, Calif. All applicants must have an active commitment to the university’s Christian mission and indicate that in their application materials. (

We encourage applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultural experiences, including women and persons of color. Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law. Pepperdine is religiously affiliated with the Churches of Christ. It is the purpose of Pepperdine to pursue the very highest employment and academic standards within a context that celebrates and extends the spiritual and ethical ideals of the Christian faith. While students, faculty, staff and members of the Board of Regents represent many religious backgrounds, Pepperdine reserves the right to seek, hire, and promote persons who support the goals and mission of the institution, including the right to prefer co-religionists who are active members in a Church of Christ congregation.

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